National convention

HYDERABAD, FEB. 26. The first national convention of the women staff of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) will be held at Tirupati on March 28 and 29.

The All-India Regional Rural Bank Employees Association secretary, S. Venkateswar Reddy, in a statement here said that participants from 196 RRBs in the country are expected to attend the two-day convention. The Speaker of the dissolved Assembly, Pratibha Bharathi, will be the chief guest. A public meeting will be organised to coincide with the convention on March 28 in which more than 5,000 women from self-help groups will take part.